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Synonyms for elbow

Synonyms for elbow

hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped

a sharp bend in a road or river

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a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it

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the part of a sleeve that covers the elbow joint

the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow

push one's way with the elbows

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shove one's elbow into another person's ribs

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Carrying angle in one patient of group I showed clearly demonstrable cubitus varus deformity in the form of negative carrying angle, whereas in group II there were 11 such patients.
According to Flynn's criteria11 the range loss of motion loss and carrying angle was less than 5 in 24 (80%) patients hence their result was excellent (figure).
9) The main cause of the loss of carrying angle can be attributed to improper reduction or loss of reduction postoperatively.
The shoulder area also merits accentuation, as most women have a wider carrying angle from the upper to lower arm (i.
Among these thirty cases on follow up, change in carrying angle ranged from zero degree to nine degrees, the average being 3.
To restore the carrying angle, Baumann's angle within 3 to 5 degrees of that of normal side and normal olecranon fossa alignment in displaced fractures to prevent Cubitus varus deformity.
Fracture stability was assessed, the elbow extended and carrying angle was measured and compared to that on the non-affected side under image intensification.
Assessment at final follow-up included clinical measurement of the carrying angle of both the elbows and range of elbow motion using a goniometer and radiographic assessment of union.
Excellent: union in perfect alignment with full range of motion at elbow, without any change in carrying angle, without avascular necrosis/lateral prominence/premature fusion of physis.